Mercy Health, Summa Health, and Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Join Providers Available to AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio Medicaid Members for Early 2023 Launch
DUBLIN, Ohio, November 30, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio, a managed care organization that is slated to begin serving Ohio Medicaid enrollees in early 2023 and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, announced that it has expanded its provider network across Ohio as it prepares to begin serving the state. AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio and the following large health systems recently signed agreements to allow health plan members to receive care from their affiliated hospitals, physicians, and other providers:
Mercy Health, which includes 23 hospitals and 600 total points of care across Ohio and northern Kentucky.
Summa Health, an integrated health care delivery system serving northeast Ohio, with three acute care hospitals, a rehab hospital, and 15 clinics.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, an academic medical center with six acute care hospitals and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report in nine specialty areas.1
"As we get ready to begin serving Ohioans under the Next Generation of Ohio Medicaid Managed Care, our top priority has been to provide our members with the higher level of service they want from this new program. Building a strong, comprehensive provider network is at the heart of that effort," said AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio Market President Mark Grippi. "We are proud to team up with these accomplished health systems to give Ohioans access to the quality care they deserve."
A full listing of AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio’s contracted providers can be found at this link: amerihealthcaritasoh.com/member/eng/find-provider/index.aspx. AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio members with questions about finding a provider may also contact Member Services at 1-833-764-7700 (TTY 1-833-889-6446), Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Providers interested in contracting with AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio may visit amerihealthcaritasoh.com/provider or call Provider Services at 1-833-644-6001.
About AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio
AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio is a managed care organization that will begin serving Ohio Medicaid enrollees in early 2023. AmeriHealth Caritas Ohio will help Ohioans get care, stay well, and build healthy communities by addressing the acute and broader social factors that drive health outcomes. For more information, visit www.amerihealthcaritasoh.com.
About AmeriHealth Caritas
AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for those most in need. Operating in 12 states and the District of Columbia, AmeriHealth Caritas serves approximately 5 million Medicaid, Medicare, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Health Insurance Marketplace® members through its integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, and behavioral health services. Headquartered in Newtown Square, Pa., AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with nearly 40 years of experience serving low-income and chronically ill populations. For more information, visit www.amerihealthcaritas.com.
1 U.S. News & World Report | Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. Accessed Oct. 10, 2022. https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/about-us/leading-the-way/us-news
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